WY WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RIVERTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, February 19, 2018

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WINTER STORM WARNING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Riverton WY

155 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

…A strong winter storm continues across all of Central,

Southern, and portions of northern Wyoming today…

.Steady light, occasionally moderate to heavy, snow continues

across Central and Southern Wyoming today. This storm will cause

significant travel impacts with possible road closures.

…WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue into early this evening but the

heavy snow potential has ended. Roads will remain slick over South

Pass so use caution if you must travel this afternoon or evening.

Snow is also falling a little heavier as you get closer to Farson.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow will continue much of today. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 7 inches with locally higher amounts.

Around 6 inches was reported around noon in Kemmerer.

* WHERE…South Lincoln County.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause areas of blowing

and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow will continue into

this afternoon. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches,

with localized amounts up to 11 inches, are expected.

* WHERE…Southeast Johnson County.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Light to occasionally moderate snow will continue this

morning. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches. Snowfall

reports have varied from 5 to 8 inches generally.

* WHERE…Northeast Johnson County.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Light to locally moderate snow will fall around the area

through this evening before tapering off to flurries.

Additional snowfall by this evening will be 1 to 2 inches with

snow totals of 13 to 17 inches, with 10 to 15 inches on Casper

Mountain. Many reports have already come in with snow totals of

13 to 14 inches around Casper as of 1 pm.

* WHERE…Natrona County Lower Elevations and Casper Mountain.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph in open areas will cause some

blowing and much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as

25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as

little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Light to locally moderate snow will fall around the area

through this evening before tapering off to flurries.

Additional snowfall by this evening will be 1 to 2 inches with

snow totals of 13 to 17 inches, with 10 to 15 inches on Casper

Mountain. Many reports have already come in with snow totals of

13 to 14 inches around Casper as of 1 pm.

* WHERE…Natrona County Lower Elevations and Casper Mountain.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph in open areas will cause some

blowing and much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as

25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as

little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Steady light to moderate snow continues today. Light Snow

will occur into this evening. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9

inches from Jeffrey City westward with 9 to 12 inches east of

Jeffrey City towards Pathfinder and Alcova. Around 6 inches was

reported in Jeffrey City around noon.

* WHERE…Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause patchy blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Steady snow, moderate at times, will continue into this

afternoon and evening. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9

inches, with 9 to 12 inches across the eastern portion of the

area. Wamsutter reported at least 6 inches as of noon today with

8 inches around Flaming Gorge.

* WHERE…Flaming Gorge and East Sweetwater County.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Steady snow, moderate at times, will continue into this

afternoon and evening. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9

inches, with 9 to 12 inches across the eastern portion of the

area. Wamsutter reported at least 6 inches as of noon today with

8 inches around Flaming Gorge.

* WHERE…Flaming Gorge and East Sweetwater County.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions.

Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause some blowing and

much drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below

zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30

minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you

must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your

vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for

the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Mainly light snow is expected to continue into the early

evening. New snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches on top of what

has already has fallen. Total snowfall will vary from 3 to 6

inches.

* WHERE…Upper Green River Basin.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before decreasing to

flurries this evening but additional accumulation will be light.

Therefore, the National Weather Service in Riverton will allow

the winter weather advisory to expire on time at 2 pm. Early

reports indicate that 3 to 5 inches has fallen around the area

from this latest storm.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before decreasing to

flurries this evening but additional accumulation will be light.

Therefore, the National Weather Service in Riverton will allow

the winter weather advisory to expire on time at 2 pm. Early

reports indicate that 6 to 12 inches has fallen around the

Bighorns.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before decreasing to

flurries this evening but additional accumulation will be light.

Therefore, the National Weather Service in Riverton will allow

the winter weather advisory to expire on time at 2 pm. Early

reports indicate that 6 to 12 inches has fallen around the

Bighorns.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before tapering off

to flurries this evening but the threat of any significant further

accumulation is all but over. Therefore, the National Weather

Service in Riverton will allow the winter weather advisory to

expire on time at 2 pm. Snowfall amounts are still coming in but

early reports show that 3 to 5 inches fell in a large part of the

area with up to 10 inches around Big Trails.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before tapering off

to flurries this evening but the threat of any significant further

accumulation is all but over. Therefore, the National Weather

Service in Riverton will allow the winter weather advisory to

expire on time at 2 pm. Snowfall amounts are still coming in but

early reports show that 3 to 5 inches fell in a large part of the

area with up to 10 inches around Big Trails.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before tapering off

to flurries this evening but the threat of any significant further

accumulation is all but over. Therefore, the National Weather

Service in Riverton will allow the winter weather advisory to

expire on time at 2 pm. Snowfall amounts are still coming in but

early reports show that 3 to 5 inches fell in a large part of the

area with up to 10 inches around Big Trails.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before decreasing to

flurries this evening but additional accumulation will be light.

Therefore, the National Weather Service in Riverton will allow

the winter weather advisory to expire on time at 2 pm. Early

reports indicate that 3 to 5 inches has fallen around the area.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

Some light snow will continue this afternoon before decreasing to

flurries this evening but additional accumulation will be light.

Therefore, the National Weather Service in Riverton will allow

the winter weather advisory to expire on time at 2 pm. Early

reports indicate that 3 to 5 inches has fallen around the area.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow will occur today. The snow will continue into this

evening. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are

expected by this evening. Snowfall amounts of 4 to 6 inches

have been reported between Green River and Rock Springs as of

earlier this morning.

* WHERE…Rock Springs and Green River.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Some blowing and

drifting snow will occur as wind speeds will gust to 25 mph in

places.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Mainly light snow is expected to continue into early this

evening. New snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches on top of what

has already has fallen. Total snowfall will vary from 3 to 5

inches since last night.

* WHERE…Upper Green River Basin Foothills.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will

cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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